Paul Aylward Appointed to Dakotaland Federal Credit Union’s Board of Directors

Friday, October 30, 2020
Chairman, Lance Howe, announced the addition of Paul Aylward to the Dakotaland Federal Credit Union Board of Directors. Mr. Aylward’s appointment was officially approved by the membership at Dakotaland’s 85th Annual Meeting on October 15, 2020. Aylward most recently served two terms as the Mayor of Huron and now joins the seven person volunteer board on a three year term. “Paul has been a member for over 50 years. He brings an extensive work history and a strong set of cooperative values to the table. We are thankful for his commitment to the credit union.”, shared Howe.

Paul Aylward was raised on a farm near Boyer, Iowa. He graduated from Ar-We-Va High School in Westside, Iowa and also attended Huron College in Huron, South Dakota. Aylward proudly served in the United States Army before making a 15-year commitment to Huron Armour & Company beginning in 1968. It was at that time Paul became a member of the Armour Federal Credit Union. Mr. Aylward was also the Executive Director for the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees Union Council 59 through 2012. Paul has been a tireless community advocate, giving his time to numerous committees, boards and organizations over the decades.

Paul’s true love is softball and was an avid player for years. He was inducted into the Umpire’s National Indicator Fraternity in 1998 and the South Dakota ASA-USA Softball Hall of Fame in 2008. Aylward currently resides in Huron with his bride of 54 years, Mary Baum. Paul and Mary have two grown daughters and five grandchildren.

Dakotaland Federal Credit Union has locations in Huron, Volga, Brookings, Madison, Redfield, DeSmet, Mitchell, Woonsocket and Watertown. With over 38,000 members and $400 million in assets, Dakotaland continues to be locally owned and operated offering a full-line of financial services to its membership since 1935.

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